DIY- Valentines Day Floral Heart Wreath

floral wreath valentines day

A 15 minute project is always something that seems to work it's way into my schedule and this one is pretty for Valentine's Day (& beyond) and a great way to add color to a wall...


diy valentines day wreath fresh flowers

I'm a fan of hearts and with my birthday being in February I've collected heart jewelry and some other small heart shaped items since childhood. One of my favorite hearts is a ring that I've worn since I was around 5 years old that has my initials monogrammed into the heart. My dad gave me that and it holds special meaning...
For this project, I started with a simple HEART WREATH FORM that is made out of wire. After cutting the flowers down to around 2 or 3 inches of stem, I started wrapping along the shape of the form with FLORAL WIRE

heart wreath with flowers
If you want to keep your flowers alive longer on your wreath, these FLORAL PICKS that I use will hold water and keep them fresh...

fresh flowers in a wreath

It's not rocket science and it didn't take me more than about 15 minutes or so to create this. I wired in some greenery from my grocery store flowers of the week and added a few magnolia leaves clipped from a neighborhood tree. In my previous post I talked about designing a centerpiece in a tureen and these are from the same group of flowers...so I have really been able to stretch what I have...


how to make a floral wreath

Easy and simple and so romantic! I'm going to make a couple more and the wire can just be cut once the flowers are past their prime, or you can skip cutting the wire and just pull out the flowers and greenery for fresh replacements...


valentines day wreath

I'm linking up with myself and featuring some of my previous Valentine's Day related posts that you might be interested in...



THIS circa 2009 post was from a feature that I wrote for Romantic Homes Magazine and is a DIY for you...


THIS post was a styling for another special shoot and there are lots of ideas in this post...


THIS one gives some mantel and room tips...*Affiliate links used, but all photos and opinions are our own.

6 comments

Edith Wenning said...

Your heart is so beautiful with the roses. I think I should try it also.
All the best for you Edith from Germany

Jann Olson said...

Oh, I love this! Simply beautiful!
hugs,
Jann

Joanne said...

Simple and elegant! Just perfect for Valentines' Day.
Joanne @ Sea Glass Cottage

ilkasblog said...

This heart made out of flowers looks absolutely beautiful! Pinning!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Love the wreath Janet....I keep forgetting about using the water vials for the flowers...the wreath just screams Janet!!!...Beautiful job!

Wendi Wachtel said...

This is so pretty! I love the fresh flowers in the wreath:) Your pretty wreath is my pick for this weeks DIY Sunday Showcase:) XO - Wendi @H2OBungalow

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